Manager Research and Oversight

State Street Corporation
Stamford, USA
24 Jul 2021
18 Aug 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
In this role you will have investment underwriting experience across equity and fixed income managers, with particular depth in hedge fund strategies and have a demonstrated investment track record in these strategies and related sub-strategies. You are expected to research and generate recommendations that are in line with client portfolio requirements and have the ability to communicate views. You will also be a part of the OCIO team where working in a collaborative way with team members will be required.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Advisors, one of the biggest asset managers in the world, that provides services to the world's governments, institutions and financial advisors across the globe. With over four decades of experience and trillions of dollars in assets under management, we offer one of the broadest selections of services across asset classes, risk profiles, regions and styles. As pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest.
Join us if making your mark in the asset management industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As VP Manager Research and Oversight you will
  • Contribute to manager research and rating process with a focus on hedge funds, but also involvement in long-only equity and fixed income managers
  • You will be closely involved with the manager oversight, due diligence and reporting process, including generating and monitoring the watch list and other governance processes within SSGA across public markets asset classes
  • Capable of underwriting a prospective manager individually or as a part of a team
  • You will participate in OCIO investment process and communicate process/decisions to the team members
  • Interface/communicate with OCIO clients about manager performance

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Able to independently lead and prioritize multiple client projects
  • Have excellent organizational, project planning and execution skills
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to build and maintain professional relationships with internal and external parties
  • Thrives in business building environment with changing priorities

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years of institutional asset management/manager research experience
  • 5+ years experience in a role conducting manager due diligence including presenting findings to internal committees and/or clients
  • CFA or MBA preferred

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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